This video gives you all the steps to take when the unthinkable happens and your bird flies off. Please don't think it could never happen to you!
To play on a PC: click “Download Video,” and select where to store the file. Double-click file once downloaded to play
To play on a Mac: click “Download Video” and double click to play when completed. If you receive a QuickTime error, try opening the file in Google Chrome or VLC. You can also use iTunes to transfer to an iOS or iPadOS device which will automatically convert it to be playable on that device
To play on iOS or iPadOS: click “Download Video.” You will likely need to use another app to play video, we recommend downloading VLC from the App Store. To open in VLC: Use the Files app to locate the downloaded file. Long press the downloaded file and press share. On the share sheet, swipe all the way to the left on the top icon bar until you see “more.” Click more and scroll down the app list that opens until you see “Open in VLC.” VLC will then play the video, depending on the size of the file it might take a few seconds to play
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Robin Shewokis is the owner of The Leather Elves. Since 2000, Robin has consulted at zoos in the U.S, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, and Holland, and has distributed enrichments products worldwide. Robin regularly speaks at parrot clubs, providing workshops teaching ways to create a stimulating environment. She also develops new products for parrots that will stimulate naturalistic behavior. Robin has published articles on enrichment in national and international publications. She has also created two DVD's, "Enriching Your Parrot's Life", and "Get Your Bird Back". Robin is a state coordinator for the American Federation of Aviculture. She is a past president of the International Association of Avian Trainers and Educators.